Tag Archives: Book

Paperback!

The 1st floor table at Barnes and Noble in Rittenhouse, yesterday. Exciting news! The Universe in the Rearview Mirror is out in paperback as of yesterday! There will be a bunch of new interviews and columns, beginning today with a … Continue reading

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Welcome, Wired visitors!

Hello there. If you happened to find yourself clicking in from Wired, let me welcome you to my blog. There are some interesting things here (including slightly more technical versions of some pieces from io9, observations about the publishing industry, … Continue reading

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Pub Day!

Hurray! The day has finally come. If you haven’t already bought up your copy what are you waiting for? Seriously, though, thanks to everyone who helped with the book (and to the many, many io9 readers who’ve asked questions over … Continue reading

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Greek!

Look what just came out in the cradle of democracy! If you’re an actual Greek person with an actual Greek version of the “User’s Guide,” I would be much obliged to see a genuine photograph. Sincerely yours, -Dave

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Chinese!

Do you speak Chinese? Know someone who does? Well have I got news for you! The Chinese version of the User’s Guide is going to come out later this month in traditional Chinese by Shy Mau publishing! Click to enbiggen. … Continue reading

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Books and Ebooks: A One book perspective

VS I realize that there has been an enormous amount written about how electronic books are or aren’t replacing print books. Take this article a few months ago, about how kindle sales are now outpacing book sales generally on amazon. … Continue reading

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Covers

Hey folks! Foreign versions of the “User’s Guide” are starting to become available — except for the Russian version which came out roughly the same time as the English version. I’m digging the various takes on the cover art. My … Continue reading

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Something that almost made me cry

A few days ago, something interesting came up on my google alerts. Ayla, a 14 year old sea captain or pirate or something like that had written a blog entry on her favorite summer reading, and under “Science That’s Fun … Continue reading

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Welcome, Christmas visitors!

We seem to have done a lot of business during the holiday shopping season, so all across America, little children are waking up to find the “User’s Guide” under their tree. Some, no doubt, will think “What the hell is … Continue reading

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Egosurfing/What people really care about.

First, don’t judge me. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person who decided to try out the kindle app for his new iPad by downloading his own book. And this is probably old news to most of you, but … Continue reading

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